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cupula

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noun cu·pu·la \ˈkyü-p(y)ə-lə\

Medical Definition of cupula

plural cupulae \-ˌlē\play

  1. 1:  the bony apex of the cochlea

  2. 2:  the peak of the pleural sac covering the apex of the lung




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